Madrid to Nice train

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Renfe AVE
09:30AMMadrid-puerta De Atocha13h07 10:37PMNice Ville
3 transfers
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Renfe SNCF
01:25PMMadrid-puerta De Atocha19h18 08:43AMNice Ville
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Renfe AVE
08:40PMMadrid-puerta De Atocha21h02 05:42PMNice Ville
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Train schedule from Madrid to Nice

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Renfe AVE
09:30AMMadrid-puerta De Atocha13h07 10:37PMNice Ville
3 transfers
Renfe SNCF
01:25PMMadrid-puerta De Atocha19h18 08:43AMNice Ville
1 transfer
Renfe AVE
08:40PMMadrid-puerta De Atocha21h02 05:42PMNice Ville
3 transfers

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Fastest train times from Madrid to Nice

Showing times and prices for Oct 08

Fastest Journey

13 h 7 m

Average

17 h 49 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

976 km

It's difficult to get from Madrid to Nice without transferring at least once.

Renfe AVE
09:30AMMadrid-puerta De Atocha13h07 10:37PMNice Ville
3 transfers
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Renfe SNCF
01:25PMMadrid-puerta De Atocha19h18 08:43AMNice Ville
1 transfer
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Renfe AVE
08:40PMMadrid-puerta De Atocha21h02 05:42PMNice Ville
3 transfers
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Overview: Train from Madrid to Nice

distanceDistance605 miles (975 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesRenfe SNCF, Renfe Cercanias or Renfe AVE

Trains from Madrid to Nice cover the 605 miles (975 km) long trip taking on average 18 h 6 min with our travel partners like Renfe SNCF, Renfe Cercanias or Renfe AVE. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Nice Ville.

Train providers: AVE, Renfe-SNCF and Renfe from Madrid to Nice trains

You can travel by train between Madrid and Nice with AVE, Renfe-SNCF and Renfe. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

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Find cheap tickets for Renfe-SNCF trains between Madrid and Nice on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Madrid to Nice train schedule from Renfe-SNCF, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 605 miles (975 km) journey to Nice from Madrid, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains between Madrid and Nice in the Omio app, you can check to see if the Renfe-SNCF trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the Renfe-SNCF train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Nice from Madrid and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train between Madrid and Nice with Renfe-SNCF!

Train information from Madrid to Nice with Renfe-SNCF:

  • Average Duration: 17 h 45 min
  • Renfe-SNCF frequency: 1 a day

Travel 605 miles (975 km) to Nice from Madrid comfortably with AVE, the high-speed trains from Spain’s national railroad company, Renfe. As an official travel partner of Renfe AVE, we show you all the AVE train schedules and the best deals for the Madrid to Nice journey so you can spend more time enjoying your vacation. Simply check the AVE train times and tickets for the route, including the Promo, Promo + and Flexible tickets, and book cheap AVE tickets to Nice from Madrid. Renfe also offers discount cards that you can add when buying your tickets with Omio, such as the + Renfe Youth 50 Card and the Gold Card.

AVE trains connect the most important cities in the country in just a few hours and offer a multitude of schedules throughout the day for greater comfort and flexibility. The AVE is undoubtedly Renfe's most popular train; with its high speed of up to 192 mph (310 kmh) on select routes, AVE is one of the fastest trains in the entire world. All AVE trains have a restaurant, bathroom, WiFi and entertainment on board.

AVE from Madrid to Nice train information:

  • Average Duration: 17 h 4 min
  • AVE frequency: 1 a day

Renfe is Spain’s national train company operating freight and passenger trains on Spain’s extensive railway network as well as international routes to neighboring France and Portugal. Renfe has a wide range of ticket types to fit your budget like the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also offers discount cards like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50 for qualified travelers. You can use these savings offers and discount cards on Omio when booking your Madrid to Nice trip. Renfe has a vast fleet of trains with different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The Renfe AVE trains run at high speed and serve long-distance routes, Alvia trains combine high-speed and normal speed trains serving domestic routes, Altaria serves domestic routes into southern Spain, Euromed offers domestic routes along the Mediterranean coast, Avant trains serve regional commuter routes and Trenhotel offers night train routes.

Train information from Madrid to Nice with Renfe:

  • Average Duration: 19 h 31 min
  • Renfe frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Madrid to Nice

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Nice easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Madrid to Nice.
FAQs

Travel by train between Madrid, Spain and Nice, France is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Nice from Madrid restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Madrid?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Nice, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

The above information was last checked on 10/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Madrid to Nice closer to your date of departure here

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Nice to Madrid is: Unrestricted

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Spain from France?

Reentry to Spain is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Nice?

What are the requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Madrid, Spain?

The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/3/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Madrid from Nice here.

You should expect to travel around 605 miles (975 km)  to Nice from Madrid by train.
The train time from Madrid to Nice is on average 18 h 6 min  for the 605 miles (975 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Madrid to Nice by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Madrid, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Madrid Chamartín and Madrid Méndez Alvaro. When arriving in Nice, you can end your journey in train stations like Nice Ville, Gare de Nice-Ville and Nice Saint-Augustin.

Omio customers book a train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha   to Nice Ville   most frequently for this route.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Nice Ville and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (378 m) from the train station to the city center in Nice.

For the journey from Madrid to Nice you can take a train with Renfe SNCF, Renfe Cercanias or Renfe AVE. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Madrid and Nice on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing Madrid for Nice is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Madrid to Nice train departs at 9: 30 AM   and the last train from Madrid to Nice leaves at 8: 40 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Madrid to Nice on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Madrid-Puerta de Atocha is the most popular Madrid railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Madrid for your trip to Nice.
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Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203
Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10
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